Our nation’s top challenge is the economy. Simply put, the economy is not producing enough jobs.
We are in the midst of the longest stretch of high unemployment since the Great Depression. These jobless Americans receive an array of social services from Medicaid to unemployment to welfare.
Today some half of all Americans receives government benefits and about half of Americans don’t pay federal income taxes. More jobs would mean more government tax revenue and less government spending. More jobs would lower the federal deficit and build a better nation for our children.
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